Archive for December 15th, 2014

December 15th, 2014 - 12:38 pm § in Schools & Colleges

“I teach at a University, you a–hole. What do you do?”

  ……Not anymore, she doesn’t. It turns out FSU doesn’t actually have a policy against faculty posting social media rants. And ex-FSU lecturer Deborah O’Connor wasn’t fired; as she told a Tallahassee newspaper, she was merely “encouraged” to resign. Sh[...]

December 15th, 2014 - 1:50 am § in Schools & Colleges

Random thoughts about higher education

I’m not an academic, and therefore don’t customarily preface my writings with a C.V., but  inasmuch as this blog is geared toward a largely academic audience, I’ll begin this piece with a description of my credentials (such as they are). I went to college in the 1960s, 1970s, and [...]